MSI 970A-G43 (MS-7693)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 29%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 44%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 32%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (59th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 41 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including moderate gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 43.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics31% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive74.3% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (19%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMSI MS-7693
MotherboardMSI 970A-G43 (MS-7693)  (all builds)
Memory5.1 GB free of 8 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit kolorów
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160108
Uptime0.5 Days
Run DateAug 13 '17 at 08:54
Run Duration145 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU 19%

 PC Performing as expected (59th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
AMD FX-8120
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.35 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
43.7% Average
SC Int 59
SC Float 56.5
SC Mixed 59.6
47% 58.4 Pts
QC Int 224
QC Float 198
QC Mixed 213
48% 212 Pts
MC Int 380
MC Float 328
MC Mixed 364
54% 357 Pts
Poor: 36%
This bench: 43.7%
Great: 55%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 460-$104
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 22.19.662.4
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
31% Below average
Lighting 87.7
Reflection 84.6
Parallax 111
30% 94.6 fps
MRender 65.5
Gravity 81.6
Splatting 80.2
32% 75.8 fps
Poor: 26%
This bench: 31%
Great: 31%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Pro 128GB-$160
82GB free
Firmware: DXM06B0Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
74.3% Very good
Read 498
Write 339
Mixed 399
91% 412 MB/s
4K Read 26
4K Write 56.6
4K Mixed 19.4
94% 34 MB/s
DQ Read 132
DQ Write 124
DQ Mixed 57.5
62% 104 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 74.3%
Great: 99%
Kingston HyperX 3K 120GB-$120
10GB free
Firmware: 526ABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
66.4% Good
Read 488
Write 204
Mixed 248
69% 314 MB/s
4K Read 26.8
4K Write 56.7
4K Mixed 18.8
95% 34.1 MB/s
DQ Read 155
DQ Write 126
DQ Mixed 62.5
68% 115 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 66.4%
Great: 77%
WD Black 1TB (2013)-$67
595GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
87.1% Excellent
Read 161
Write 143
Mixed 143
112% 149 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2.53
4K Mixed 0.29
104% 1.14 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 87.1%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Apacer AP38G1608U2K 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 800 MHz
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
51.4% Above average
MC Read 21.2
MC Write 16.3
MC Mixed 18.8
54% 18.8 GB/s
SC Read 9
SC Write 9
SC Mixed 12.4
29% 10.1 GB/s
Latency 68.9
58% 68.9 ns
Poor: 26%
This bench: 51.4%
Great: 61%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical 970A-G43 (MS-7693) Builds (Compare 4,429 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 35%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 42%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 29%
Raft

Motherboard: MSI 970A-G43 (MS-7693) - $62

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 58% - Above average Total price: $470
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